No-Tiller, Southern Minnesota
Cover Crops 101: How to Get Started with Cover Crops
Theories about incorporating cover crops are great but for the uninitiated, they can be intimidating. Cover crop specialist T.J. Kartes from Saddle Butte Ag knows this first-hand and will talk about the successes and setbacks he’s experienced in adding cover crops to both strip-till and no-till systems. T.J. lives in southern Minnesota and brings ground-level experience from adding cover crops to farming operations. Knowing how to get started is key, and in this session he will discuss species selection, seeding rates and methods, termination methods, assessing germination success, and how to avoid failures.